Can you help keep Firstsite fantastic, fun and free?

The impact of shutting Firstsite has been huge for us and the communities we work with, which is why we are reaching out to you to help us.

Whatever you can give today can help us continue our work, collaborate with more communities and find creative solutions to the world we find in front of us.

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Our galleries, café and shop are now open every day 10am – 5pm. Find out more about our new way of visiting, and what we’re doing to keep you safe.

Tickets for our cinema and events

Our art galleries are free to visit throughout the year.

Tickets are required for our cinema screenings and some events. All profits from our ticket sales raise money to fund local community projects, including lunches during the school holidays for families who receive free school meals. Proceeds also help us to show free exhibitions of award winning artists.


You can book tickets for our cinema and events online, in person or over the phone.


By telephone: 01206 713700

By email: [email protected]

In person at our Welcome desk (at entrance)

If you have a question about your booking or want more information about a film or event you can speak to our friendly team



Concessionary prices are available for most of our paid events and cinema screenings.

Concessions include the following:

  • Children (under 16s)
  • Senior Citizen (over 60s)
  • Disabled Person
  • Full Time Students (NUS card or student ID required)
  • ES40 Holders / Job Seeker (ID required)
  • Armed Forces (ID required)

Personal Assistants are offered a free ticket for any session when accompanying a person with disabilities. Please call 01206 713 700 to book.

Exisiting Firstsite members can benefit from concessionary rates for some of our events, please remember to tell us if you are a member when booking.

Welcome area at Firstsite. 'Big Hello' (2018) Peter Liversidge. Photo by Jayne Lloyd.

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